2 edition of Lonely in Amer found in the catalog.
Lonely in Amer
March 23, 1976
by Simon & Schuster
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
Are Americans inadvertently becoming lonelier? That is the thesis of The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twenty-First Century, a thought-provoking, engagingly lucid book by two psychiatrists, Jacqueline Olds and Richard S. Schwartz, married to each other. Building on their clinical experience. Lonely people are more likely to suffer from dementia, heart disease and depression. (Valtorta et al, ) (James et al, ) (Cacioppo et al, ) Loneliness is likely to increase your risk of death by 29% (Holt-Lunstad, ).
Now, the latest National Poll on Healthy Aging finds that about a third of seniors are lonely. “Research shows that chronic loneliness can impact older adults’ memory, physical well-being. In "Lonely in America," Wendy S. Walters digs deeply into the American reluctance to discuss slavery by investigating the discovery of human remains of .
National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin’s examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time. In light of recent tragedies and widespread protests across the nation, The Progressive magazine republish/5(). Google allows users to search the Web for images, news, products, video, and other content.
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Lonely in Amer Hardcover – Ma by Suzanne gordon (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Suzanne gordon. Suzanne Gordon ’s second book, Lonely in America, is a concerted effort to explore loneliness as a mass phenomenon of modern American life.
As a journalist who has published in The Washington. : Lonely in America [VHS]: Ranjit Chowdhry, Tirlok Malik, Adelaide Miller, Robert Kessler, David Toney, Melissa Christopher, Frank John Hughes, Spike Lee 5/5(1).
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Walters lived in New England and described how her house feels weak in the face of the New England winter’s wind. She was incredibly lonely and feels this loneliness both emotionally and physically.
She felt a “sharp twinge” in her side, pain in her leg when she sat Lonely in Amer book, and sore skin when she showered. The proportion of American adults who say they are lonely has increased from 20 percent to 40 percent since the s.
Roughly 43 million adults over the age of 45 are estimated to suffer from. In The Lonely American, cutting-edge research on the physiological and cognitive effects of social exclusion and emerging work in the neurobiology of attachment uncover startling, sobering ripple effects of loneliness in areas as varied as physical health, children's emotional problems, substance abuse, and even global warming.
Surprising new studies tell a grim truth about social isolation: being Cited by: Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Author Jesmyn Ward invited prominent writers from her generation to pen essays for The Fire This Time.
It's a nod to James Baldwin's work of a similar name, which warned of. "Lonely in America" is a warm and funny film. One of the reasons it works so successfully is the authentic nature of the characters and story. Ranjit gives us what we were looking for from Woody Allen (but didn't get!) during those dreadful Mia years/10(4).
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The first thing Suzanne Gordon will tell you is that ""this is not an upbeat book."" To be lonely in America is to be ashamed for it carries a stigma; in a society which has extended the competitive ethic of capitalism to sex and friendship, being lonely is an admission of failure.
The first essay, "Lonely in America," is factual and based on the author's resear I'm not a fan of the entire set-up of this book, which is probably part of the problem - some of the stories/essays are factually-based, and some of them are entirely fiction, and you have to keep flipping to the front of the book to find out which is which/5(18).
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In “Lonely in America,” Wendy Walters feels a deep and intense loneliness. She seeks out slave burial grounds in New England in order to find some connection to her past and face the horrors of slavery in the place she calls home. In the Reckoning section, the essays range widely in their topics.
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Robert Putnams book Bowling Alone sparked a multitude of books discussing the dissolution of communal bonds in America. The Lonely American is one of those books.
This work discusses how Americans have become lonely through a combination of busyness, individualism, and self reliance/5. In The Lonely American, cutting-edge research on the physiological and cognitive effects of social exclusion and emerging work in the neurobiology of attachment uncover startling, sobering ripple effects of loneliness in areas as varied as physical health, children's emotional problems, substance abuse, and even global warming.COVID Resources.
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